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  • Family in GET-THIN probe fights for $109 million in seized funds

    Family in GET-THIN probe fights for $109 million in seized funds
    Federal agents have seized $109 million in cash and securities during an ongoing investigation of the businesses and individuals behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery — and lawyers are fighting to get it back. An attorney...
  • Inmate's reward for drugs mailed to jail: sweet cakes

    Inmate's reward for drugs mailed to jail: sweet cakes
    He did it for the Honey Buns. Some inmates at the Broward County jail apparently crave sugar and junk food even more than drugs. But Dean Aubol's excuse did nothing to sweeten the sentence U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas dispensed Friday in...
  • Man ordered to trial on charges of kidnapping, raping teen

    A California man was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges of kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl that he went on to marry and live with for a decade. Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert R. Fitzgerald made the decision after hearing...
  • Woman charged with murder in death of newborn at work

     A young office worker put her newborn son into a sealed plastic bag and hid him in a desk drawer after giving birth in a toilet stall at a Redford business, authorities revealed Friday at the woman's arraignment on murder and child abuse charges....
  • George Young, Orlando's first federal judge, dies at age 98

    George Young, Orlando's first federal judge, dies at age 98
    In the early 1970s, then-U.S. District Judge George C. Young presided over the case that would change the face of Orange County schools – desegregation. Because of death threats, Young had to be guarded by U.S. Marshals. "He recognized that he had...
  • Contracting allegations expose a hole in protocol, gray areas, at Virginia's SCC

    RICHMOND – Allegations of contracting irregularities at the State Corporation Commission are sitting before the Virginia Supreme Court, and the state legislature has ordered changes in the SCC's post-award review process. At the heart of things...
  • Indiana judge rejects plea deal in couple's neglect case

    A judge has rejected a plea agreement reached by a central Indiana couple accused of neglecting their four children, three of whom were allegedly dangerously malnourished. The Star Press reports (http://tspne.ws/1KebcyN ) Henry Circuit Court Judge Mary...
  • Anita Alvarez not to blame for cop exoneration

    Anita Alvarez not to blame for cop exoneration
    Don't blame Anita. I've been a frequent critic of Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, but she's getting a bad rap from those blaming her office for the surprise, troubling acquittal last week of Chicago police Detective Dante Servin. Servin...
  • Attorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure

    Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years, outlining what he said were his major accomplishments and telling staffers they helped produce a "golden age" in the department's history. An emotional Holder,...
  • Cousins sentenced to prison in 'thrill' killing of National City man

    Cousins sentenced to prison in 'thrill' killing of National City man
    Two cousins found guilty in the "thrill" killing of a 21-year-old developmentally impaired man were sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who branded them "weak cowards." "For a thrill, the defendants took a life and destroyed a family," said...
  • Former Nazi guard's openness about atrocities surprises survivor

    Former Nazi guard's openness about atrocities surprises survivor
    From her home in Skokie, Magda Brown is carefully following a trial in Germany. Brown, 87, is a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau. She was deported with her family at 17 in one of the final transports from Hungary. Both her parents were killed in its gas...